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Portets tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 12 km from Portets

Visit Portets: highlights and tourist information

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Portets is situated in the Gironde department and Nouvelle-Aquitaine region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure at 12 km and Musée d'Aquitaine at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Portets, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Portets in Nouvelle-Aquitaine.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure

Abbey at 12 km (direction north-east)

The ruins of the Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure contain some very impressive...

See Abbey of La Sauve-Majeure guide
Musée d'Aquitaine

Musée d'Aquitaine

Museum at 20 km (direction north-west)

The musée d'Aquitaine has an interesting collection relating to Bordeaux since prehistoric...

See Musée d'Aquitaine guide
Bordeaux

Bordeaux

at 20 km (direction north-west)

Bordeaux is an unmissable town, one of the most lively and interesting...

See Bordeaux guide
Bordeaux Waterfront

Bordeaux Waterfront

at 20 km (direction north-west)

The waterfront in Bordeaux is among the highlights of a visit to...

See Bordeaux Waterfront guide
 
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Musée des Beaux Arts

Musée des Beaux Arts

Museum at 20 km (direction north-west)

The Musée des Beaux Arts of Bordeaux has an interesting collection of...

See Musée des Beaux Arts guide
Bordeaux-Chartrons

Bordeaux-Chartrons

at 21 km (direction north-west)

Chartrons is an attractive quarter of Bordeaux...

See Bordeaux-Chartrons guide
Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

Sauveterre-de-Guyenne

at 27 km (direction east)

The layout of the town of Sauveterre-de-Guyenne still follows its original medieval...

See Sauveterre-de-Guyenne guide
Libourne

Libourne

at 28 km (direction north-east)

Not generally considered as a travel destination, we found the center of...

See Libourne guide
Saint-Emilion

Saint-Emilion

Heritage Site at 31 km (direction north-east)

Saint-Emilion is an exceptionally scenic town, and most unusual in being listed...

See Saint-Emilion guide
La Reole

La Reole

at 32 km (direction east-south-east)

Largely ignored by visitors because of its proximity to Bordeaux we found...

See La Reole guide
Pellegrue

Pellegrue

at 40 km (direction east)

Pellegrue is a very small village but well worth exploring when you...

See Pellegrue guide
Monsegur

Monsegur

at 40 km (direction east)

The bastide town of Monsegur, in the Dropt Valley, has a substantial...

See Monsegur guide
Montcaret

Montcaret

National Monument at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Dordogne department

At Montcaret you can visit the archaeological site of a Roman villa...

See Montcaret guide
Margaux

Margaux

at 43 km (direction north-west)

The village and region here are known worldwide because of the prestigious...

See Margaux guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Gironde

Map of places to visit near Portets

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Markets in and near Portets

  • Cadillac: market Saturday (11km)
  • Creon: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Leognan: market Saturday (15km)
  • Begles: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Gradignan: market Saturday (17km)
  • Cenon: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Bordeaux: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday all day & Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (20km)
  • Langon: market Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Cestas: market Sunday (21km)
  • Carbon-Blanc: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Portets, Aquitaine

Tourist attractions near Portets, France

What to do at Portets? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Portets.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Landes de Gascogne (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Collégiale et chapelle de la Trinité (Saint-Emilion) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Pierre (Petit-Palais-et-Cornemps) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de Mongenan (1km)
  • Parc du château de Grenade (5km)
  • Jardins du château de Malle (18km)
  • Jardins du château de Vayres (24km)
  • Jardin du Fond de l’or (30km)
  • Jardins du Sardy (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Bec d'Ambès (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Bordeaux Pessac (25km)
 
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Geography and distances

Portets is in the south-west of France at 20 kilometres from Bordeaux, the department capital (general information: Portets is 508 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Portets

Canton: Podensac

Arrondissement: Bordeaux

Department: Gironde

Region: Aquitaine

New region: Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Postcode: 33640

Distance to Portets

from Bordeaux (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 508 km

from Calais: 716 km

from Nice: 623 km

from Bordeaux: 20 km

from Strasbourg: 758 km

Getting here

Most visitors will fly into Bordeaux airport (or Bergerac) while drivers should allow 7-8 hours driving time from the ports at Le Havre or Cherbourg. For driving distances to Portets from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbanats, Ayguemorte-les-Graves, Baurech, Beautiran, Cambes, Castres-Gironde, Haux, Isle-Saint-Georges, Langoiran, Le Tourne, Lestiac-sur-Garonne, Paillet, Podensac, Rions, Saint-Caprais-de-Bordeaux, Saint-Selve, Tabanac and Virelade.

This page in French: Visiter Portets

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